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Illustrator Part 2

at Computer Training Source, Inc. - Near North Side

Take your Illustrator skills to the next level with advanced path manipulation, appearance controls, and creative effects. Learn how to create complex illustrations, manipulate colors and swatches, format text, and prepare your artwork for deployment. Elevate your design game with this comprehensive course.

Course Details
Price $699
Start Date

Thu, Mar 21, 9:00am - 4:00pm Central Time

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Location Near North Side, Downtown/Loop
420 N Wabash Ave Ste 203
Btwn E Hubbard St & Chicago River
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Class Level Intermediate
Age Requirements 18 and older
Average Class Size 10
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Class Description


What you'll learn in this illustrator class:

You will learn advanced path manipulation and appearance controls. This class also covers patterns, symbols, brushes, gradient mesh, perspective drawing, masking techniques, creative effects, print proofing and exporting directly to web.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Drawing Complex Illustrations

  • Grids and Guides
  • Combining Objects
  • Layers
  • Perspective Drawing
  • Trace Artwork

Lesson 2: Painting Tools

  • Fills and Strokes
  • Live Paint
  • Custom Brushes
  • Transparency and Blending Modes
  • Gradient Meshes and Patterns

Lesson 3: Colors and Swatches

  • Managing and Adjusting Colors
  • Customizing Swatches

Lesson 4: Formatting Text

  • Character Formats
  • Advanced Formatting Options

Lesson 5: Enhancing Artwork

  • Effects
  • Graphic Styles
  • Masks
  • Symbols

Lesson 6: Preparing Content for Deployment

  • Prepare Artwork for Printing
  • Create Slices and Image Maps for Web Graphics
  • Save Graphics for Web, Video, and Other Applications

Lesson 7: Project Management

  • Identify Purpose, Target Audience and Audience Needs
  • Copyright Rules
  • Project Plan

Refund Policy

  • In order to receive a refund less 5% cancellation fee for a one- or two-day class, you must notify us at least 5 business days in advance of the first class date of your intention to cancel.
  • To reschedule a class, notify us at least 5 business days in advance of the first class date.

In the event that an instructor or the school needs to cancel at the last minute, students will receive a refund.

In any event where a customer wants to cancel their enrollment and is eligible for a full refund, a 5% processing fee will be deducted from the refund amount.

Reviews of Classes at Computer Training Source, Inc. (20)

(4.7-star rating across 20 reviews)
  • Illustrator Part 2

    Reviewed by Evan W. on 8/26/2019
    Great instructor and Phenomenal class, I'd take part 3 but only Thursday dates and i need a weekend!
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Students had a positive experience in the Illustrator Part 2 class, praising the instructor and the quality of the course. They expressed a desire to continue with Part 3. Most agreed that this class increased their capabilities and were more than excited to begin with this class. Quote: 1. "Phenomenal class, I learned so much about advanced techniques and tools in Illustrator. Definitely improved my design skills!"

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